Alexandre Julien (born 15 January 1988 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian-American musician, composer and producer. In 2006 he co-founded the record label Mortification Records (2006–2010), and in 2008 founded his own record label Abridged Pause Recordings. Julien also established the audio recording and graphic design studio Mortified Studio (in Edison, New Jersey, United States), which changed name to Mortified Studios once it relocated to Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 2007. Additionally, he operates the music and text publishing firm Abridged Pause Publishing, the short film production company Abridged Pause Productions, the webzine Abridged Pause Blog and the merchandising company Abridged Pause Apparel; all imprints of umbrella company Abridged Pause Enterprises. Julien is a noted music and film researcher and biographer, publishing some of his work on Abridged Pause Blog.
Julien has played in the bands Les Rocker's (1999), The Slopin Fairy 7 (2003–2004), The Tom & Alex Project (2003), Scapegoat (2004), Throne Of Mortality (2005–2007), Projection Mina (2006–2007), Soufferance (2006–Present), Vision Solitude (2006–2010), Vision Lunar (2006–2007, 2007–2009, 2015–Present), Vision Éternel (2007–Present), Gallia Fornax (2007), Human Infect (2007–2008), Green Territory (2007), Lanterns Awake (2010–2011), Éphémère (2) (2010, 2013, 2015), Citadel Swamp (2010–2016) and Murder On Redpath (2010–2011).